foster care fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight 2023 - a message from our director in Northern Ireland

As we approach the end of  Foster Care Fortnight™ 2023, our director for Northern Ireland, Kathleen Toner, shares her message for foster carers, the impact they have on children and young people and importantly, calls for more people to join our #FosteringCommunities. 

By louiseventon on May,15th 2023

John Lewis and Liverpool City Council - a partnership with a joint purpose

When organisations come together with a shared purpose, some fantastic things can happen. That’s what Liverpool City Council fostering service and their local John Lewis store have set out to do, as the Council aims to recruit more foster carers in the city. We hear from Liverpool’s fostering team about their joint efforts and plans for the

By louiseventon on May,12th 2023

A message from our director in Wales

Colin Turner is the Director of The Fostering Network in Wales and himself a foster carer. He has written this blog for FCF20.

By Foster Care Fo… on May,21st 2020

England projects helping in lockdown

Almost three quarters of the children in care looked after away from home are in foster care, and that is one reason why raising awareness of the phenomenal contribution of the fostering community is so important. And that’s where Foster Care FortnightTM comes in…

By DavidEggboro on May,15th 2020

Ambassadors for fostering

Emma Newey has been the recruitment and engagement officer for the fostering team at Bury Council for eight years. In this blog Emma writes about their ambassador scheme and how it benefits the service, foster carers and children in foster care.

By Foster Care Fo… on May,13th 2020

Connecting and reconnecting

Kathleen Toner is the director of The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland and has written this blog for Foster Care Fortnight 2020

By Foster Care Fo… on May,11th 2020